Forestry England - Cannock Chase Forest: 5km

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ


Running distance: 5 km

About this run route

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The 5km route follows the Fairoak trail passed the Fairoak pools. You will experience a short but testing incline before getting a taste of the wider forest with more challenging terrain underfoot including loose stone, mud and puddles.

This route will take in views of heathland habitats important for nightjars and woodlarks.

Café serves hot/cold food and drink).

All running routes at Cannock Chase Forest start and finish on the Fairoak Trail. This is located on the right hand side, just past the Go Ape Cabin.

Please note:

The layout and usage of the marked 3-2-1 running routes is the responsibility of the local authority or further education establishment that purchases the route marking signs and usual health and safety and duty of care considerations should be followed in laying out open, even-surfaced, easy-to-follow, safe, accurate, well lit routes at all times - with the landowner’s permission. RunTogether will not provide materials with which to attach the markers.